Junior Visiting Researcher in Building Energy Modeling

Application deadline: 
Open until filled
Starting date: 
As soon as possible

The Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy at Central European University (CEU) invites applications for an experienced professional to work on the Horizon2020 research project “Sentinel”. The successful candidate will develop and analyze the HEB global building energy model of the department, under the supervision of Prof. Diana Urge-Vorsatz. The initial contract is for 3 months with the possibility of renewal until November 2022. We particularly encourage candidates who have some work experience with energy modeling or building energy demand as well as excellent academic writing skills to apply for this position. Python programming skills, energy modeling experience or a record of academic publishing is a strong plus.

Duties and responsibilities:
The successful candidate is expected to help in analyzing data from CEU’s global building energy model, contribute to publishing its results, (Python-based models), and potentially develop it further to integrate it with other models.

Primary duties include:

  • Ability to navigate the existing model
  • Contribute to writing academic papers and research reports
  • Upgrade the models with further features

Candidates must be able to produce high-quality academic papers related to the topic of energy demand. Training or experience related to energy modeling or building energy is a strong plus. Lastly, having some experience in working with Python is a strong advantage.

We offer a competitive remuneration that is commensurate with experience as well as a dynamic and international academic environment. The contract can be an employment, assignment or service contract. In an employment contract, the initial contract is for 3 months with the possibility of renewal until November 2022.

How to apply

Applicants need to submit:

  • CV
  • Cover letter indicating the availability of the candidate in terms of start date and share of time available as well as their relevant experience
  • Two academic writing samples (preferably peer-reviewed academic papers)
  • Contact information of three references

Please send your complete application package to:
advert088@ceu.edu - including job code in subject line: 2021/088.

If you have any queries or need any further information about the position, please email Dr. Souran Chatterjee at chatterjees@ceu.edu.

About CEU

Central European University (CEU) is a research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary. CEU's mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, research-based teaching and learning and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies. CEU offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs and enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of resident faculty from over 50 countries and prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

For more information, please visit https://www.ceu.edu/.

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

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